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Question 1: Hansard is the traditional name for the printed transcripts of parliamentary debates in the ________ of government.
Commonwealth realmWestminster systemParliamentary systemPrime minister

Question 2: ________, a noted radical and publisher began publishing Parliamentary Debates as a supplement to his Political Register in 1802, eventually extending his reach back with the Parliamentary History.
EnglandThomas Robert MalthusThomas PaineWilliam Cobbett

Question 3: In 1771 Brass Crosby, who was ________ had brought before him a printer called Miller who dared publish reports of Parliamentary proceedings.
Lord Mayor of LondonCity of London CorporationCity of WestminsterGreater London

Question 4: Parliament ceased to punish the publishing of its debates, partly due to the campaigns of ________ on behalf of free speech.
Edmund BurkeJohn WilkesThomas PaineSamuel Johnson

Question 5: Crosby was committed to the ________, but when brought to trial, several judges refused to hear the case and after protests from the public, Crosby was released.
Palace of WestminsterWestminster AbbeyTower of LondonTower Green

Question 6: The last attempt at a commercial rival was ________ which published debates in the 1880s.
The Sun (newspaper)The Sunday TimesThe TimesRupert Murdoch

Question 7: This makes it a natural parallel text, and it is often used to train French-English ________ programs.
Computer-assisted translationMachine translationLiteral translationLanguage interpretation

Question 8: In one instance, during a Liberal filibuster in the ________, Senator Philippe Gigant├Ęs was accused of reading one of his books only so that he could get the translation for free through the Hansard.
Politics of CanadaHouse of Commons of CanadaSenate of CanadaParliament of Canada


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